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Inspirational Stories

We are constantly immersed in stories—from
television news to films, novels and
TV programs. The inspiring real-life
stories we tell here are stories of faith,
hope and love, stories of challenges 
overcome as well as small unexpected
moments of grace.

More importantly, our inspiring true stories
are about and by people like you.
People who have discovered how to
live their lives with more hope and joy
and, through their stories and experiences,
have helped others to do the same.


Recent Inspirational Stories

Pastor Brian Houston of Hillsong Church

Hillsong pastor Brian Houston says these choices will shape generations 

by Brooke Obie
, Senior Digital Editor, Guideposts.org

Be a walking billboard of faith–someone needs to know your story.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

A contestant sings on The Voice Kids

Ieke, Merel, and Ayoub are all competing on The Voice Kids in the Netherlands but they came together to give an awe-inspiring rendition of Sarah McLachlan’s "Angel" that you just have to hear. 

A precocious puppy's photo op takes place in an unusual spot

by Judy Royal Glenn

Going where kindness and hope are rare commodities

by Michelle Cox

An artist's rendering of Linda and her young colleague

An aging baby boomer discovers that true wisdom never goes out of style.

by Linda Neukrug
, Walnut Creek, California

Colleagues enjoy a communal lunch.

These coworkers became more like family by cooking for each other once a week.

by Lisa Marie Rovito
, Brooklyn, New York

Sally smiles as she poses with a group of her employees.

An entrepreneur shares the one rule that got her from welfare to successful business executive. 

by Sally Lyle
, Southgate, Michigan

Dr. Neil Clark Warren

A co-founder of eHarmony shares advice on how to make sure all your children feel loved and cared for.

by Neil Clark Warren

Glen and Jonathan

Fatherhood was a role he felt unqualified to fill, but he had the best role-model he could hope for.

by Glen Allison
, Tupelo, Mississippi

Bringing home baby? How to introduce your bundle of joy to furry family members.

by Peggy Frezon

Weeds are weeds and gossip is gossip. Both choke off life.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Jane Shukitis

I was hooked on quick-fix diets and embarrassed every time I gained back all the weight. Until I found the long-term solution I was looking for.

by Jane Shukitis
, Spencerport, New York

 A smiling Noma Jewell leans on a tennis net while holding a racket.

Five-foot-two, 240 pounds. If she didn't stop overeating she'd be dead by 30.

by Noma Jewell Bellissemo
, Cincinnati, Ohio

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